It was an ending that seemed to leave almost no one satisfied.

Former DeKalb County police officer Robert "Chip" Olsen on Friday received a 20-year sentence, with 12 to serve in prison, for killing an unarmed, mentally ill Afghanistan war veteran.

Judge LaTisha Dear Jackson handed down the sentence after an emotionally charged hearing that lasted nearly four hours. Prosecutors had sought far more time; Olsen's defense team far less.

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On Dec. 7, two years after a domestic disturbance call took a tragic turn and claimed the lives of two Americus, Georgia police officers, the Marine Corps honored one of their own: Lance Cpl. Nicholas Smarr, who died while rendering first aid to another fatally wounded officer.

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A pedestrian has been charged with murder in a motorcycle crash that killed a Kansas police officer, officials said.

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In 2007, an improvised explosive device explosion in Aloos, Iraq, left Marine Sgt. Christopher Lawrence with life-threatening injuries, a severely injured left arm and a badly mangled right leg. In 2008 Lawrence made the decision to have his injured leg amputated and was told that he might never walk again without assistance.

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